Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for Mr. Gonzalo Garza. Mr. Garza enlisted in the US Marine Corps on 1944 and served in the Pacific Theatre in WWII. He was called up again and shipped to the Korean Conflict where he earned a purple heart. He was honorably discharged in 1952 as a Staff Sergeant.
More about his service and distinguished career can be read here: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/georgetown-tx/gonzalo-garza-10756345
Date/Time: Friday, 27 May 2022. Funeral Mass begins at 9:30 am.
Location: St Helen Catholic Church, 2700 E. University, Georgetown, TX. We will stage at the church.
Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/yrSE4yYzPoT75ums7
8:30 – 8:50 am – Staging
8:50 am – Briefing
9:00 am – Flag Line
Wx: Hi 92 deg, mostly sunny.
Notes: After the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and relocate to the Texas State Cemetery in Austin where we await the procession’s arrival and form a flag line for the interment service.
Ride Captain: Russ Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org, (512) 636-9692
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson
Please attend this mission in gratitude for this Marine’s service to our country long ago.